Social Worker 2 (SW02)
in Bathurst, NB

Bathurst, NB
$32.34 - $43.98 / hour
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Competition Number: 6-20310 EXT

NOTE: Applicants must attach their resumé to the application form.

BARGAINING UNIT: SHCP

ZONE: Zone 6 - Acadie-Bathurst

FACILITY: Chaleur Regional Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Psychiatry and Pedopsychiatry (Intergrated Crisis Response Services in Emergency Department)

CLASSIFICATION: Social Worker 2 (SW02) - LEAD (Emergency Department)

STATUS: Permanent full-time

FTE: 1.0

ANTICIPATED START DATE: September 2022

HOURS OF WORK:

8 hour shifts - Rotation (days, evenings, weekends and Holidays)
Work schedule subject to change to meet operational needs

JOB SUMMARY:

This position involves coordination work at the Emergency Department, under the management of the Aute Psychiarty Department in crisis situations with clients from Mental Health and Addiction Services. The incumbent will provide leadership, clinical supervision and coordination for this service. They will be required to assign tasks in relation with the objectives of the established plan to maximize services as part of a continuum of care. The social worker will also be required to provide a full range of services to this clientele, including coordination, crisis intervention, evaluation, planning, promotion of services in the community and provision of training to our partners.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Registered with the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers;
  • At least three years' clinical experience in the field of mental health and/or addiction services;
  • Good knowledge of computer tools;
  • Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Sound clinical judgment and decision-making skills;
  • Good organizational skills and ability to set priorities;
  • Valid driver's licence;
  • Ability to travel within the zone served;
  • ASIST training or obtaining it as soon as possible following hire;
  • Crisis intervention training or obtaining it as soon as possible following hire;
  • Ability to develop effective partnerships with community networks;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Physical ability to perform assigned duties;
  • Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethics principles, to the Network management philosophy and organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Vitalité Health Network.

Written and spoken competence in French and in English are required.

  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.
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About Vitalité Health Network

Vitalité Health Network is a regional health authority delivering and managing health care services within a territory covering northern and part of southeastern New Brunswick.

The Network is the only Francophone-managed organization of its kind in the country and has nearly 50 points of service. It provides the public with health care services in the official language of people's choice through its community and home-based programs, hospitals, Public Health offices, community mental health centres, and addiction services.

The Network has over 7,100 employees, over 570 physicians (including 269 specialists), and over 1,000 volunteers.

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